Present Legislation - 115th Congress

Senate

  • Congress.gov - S.95 – A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. - Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]
  • Congress.gov - S.Res.25 - A resolution designating January 27, 2017, as a national day of remembrance for people of the United States who, during the Cold War, worked and lived downwind from nuclear testing sites and were adversely affected by the radiation exposure generated by the above ground nuclear weapons testing - Sponsor: Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]
  • Congress.gov - S.512 - A bill to modernize the regulation of nuclear energy - Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY]
  • Congress.gov - S.666 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities - Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]
  • Congress.gov - S.1457 - A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out demonstration projects relating to advanced nuclear reactor technologies to support domestic energy needs - Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 06/28/2017)
  • Congress.gov - S.1903 - A bill to assist communities affected by stranded nuclear waste, and for other purposes - Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 10/02/2017)

    House

  • Congress.gov - H.Res.197 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Canadian Government does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin - Sponsor: Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.456 – To require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. - Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.474 – To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts for the storage of certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, take title to certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and make certain expenditures from the Nuclear Waste Fund. - Sponsor: Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.431 – To enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.433 – To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from planning, developing, or constructing a defense waste repository until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a final decision with respect to the construction authorization application for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. - Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.589 - To establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes - Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.590 - To foster civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies and enhance the licensing and commercial deployment of such technologies - Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.632 - Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act - Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.1320 - To amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 related to Nuclear Regulatory Commission user fees and annual charges, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.3053 - Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017 - Sponsor: Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] (Introduced 06/26/2017)
  • Congressional Budget Office - Cost Estimate: H.R. 3053, Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
  • Congress.gov - H.R.3531 - To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act for purposes of making claims under such Act based on exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 07/28/2017)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.3929 - Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2017 - Sponsor: Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT2] (Introduced 10/03/2017)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.5879 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities - Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7]